A fallen ceiling fan and other burned debris is pictured inside Michael’s Pizzeria, which was destroyed by fire in Easley on Monday.
EASLEY — No one was hurt as fire destroyed a popular Easley restaurant early Monday morning.
According to Easley Fire Department Capt. J.D. Willis, firefighters received a call at 6:29 a.m. about a fire at Michael’s Pizzeria, located at 101 N. Main St.
Willis said the fire was contained to the business and extinguished, although some adjoining businesses did have smoke inside them.
Willis said there were no smoke detectors or fire supression equipment noticeable in the building.
In a message posted to Facebook on Tuesday, owner Michael Hedrick said the pizzeria “will have to be totally rebuilt.”
Hedrick thanked community members for their support.
“People have come out of the woodwork to lend a hand and